HR exec explains why so many employees are not getting promoted, what is missing and how to get your manager on your side and supportive when it comes to promotions, transfers, and your career goal.
Everyone has career goals. Unfortunately, just having career goals isn’t enough. There are a few critical steps that your manager needs to hear and see before we can expect a promotion, raise or transfer to another department. How to manage your manager so they are an advocate for your career goals.
Career path acceleration
Career path and the manager 1 on 1’s was last weeks blog topic. These updates are important because, without them, your manager doesn’t have an inventory of your current skills and accomplishments to sell on your behalf when new opportunities become available. If they don’t know what you are doing,
Gender equality and diversity at the leadership level
A recent blog, posted on the Economist’s Executive Education Navigator / Economist’s Executive Education Blog, addressed the topic of gender equality in the workplace which I found fascinating. The article made some great points which I felt compelled to write about based on past experience on this particular topic.
I love movies. Movies are an escape from my day-to-day. No one yells at me in the movie theater, no one wants a decision out of me and most of all, no one is complaining to me. The biggest decision I make is regular or extra butter on my popcorn and do I pee before the movie starts or can I hold it for the next 2 hours.
Top 10 interview mistakes
The lists of job interview mistakes are a con and a false sense of security. This weeks post is “HRNasty’s list of interview mistakes” and I have a different attitude on this topic. The normal Google search for “Top 10 Interview Mistakes Made in an Interview”,
Seattle’s top coffee company provides a rare glimpse behind the scenes showing how they create an amazing company culture and why their coffee is rated number 1 in Washington state the past 4 years in a row. How great company cultures are really created.